Neophocaena phocaenoides — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Neophocaena phocaenoides</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Neophocaena phocaenoides</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Indo-West Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail 1.61 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 12.5 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 34.6 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 4.56 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail 110.21 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 113.98 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 125.84 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 69.5 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Neophocaena phocaenoides</i>
Body mass average
Additional detail 24.5 kg weanling PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 32.5 kg adult PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 6.66 kg newborn animal PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 24.5 kg weanling AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 32.5 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 7.0 kg neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Neophocaena phocaenoides</i>
Habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail canyon
  • Canyon
    Relatively narrow, deep depression with steep sides, the bottom of which generally has a continuous slope.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000169
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • Estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • Island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • Lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail Large river biome Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mangrove biome
  • Mangrove biome
    A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mangrove swamp
  • Mangrove swamp
    An swamp formed of trees and shrubs that grow in saline coastal habitats in the tropics and subtropics.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000057
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ridge Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • Sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shoreline
  • Shoreline
    The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000486
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tributary
  • Tributary
    A stream or river which flows into another river (a parent river) or body of water but which may not flow directly into the sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000495
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.16 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.26 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 28.68 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 28.71 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 6.21 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 6.7 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.34 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.37 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.5 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 4.63 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 101.29 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 98.78 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 32.89 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 33.01 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Neophocaena phocaenoides</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 0.97 individuals PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 319.01 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval
Additional detail 2.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 2.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Litters per year
Additional detail 0.5 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 0.77 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 23.0 years PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 33 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 4.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 6.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 319.37 days PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 320 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 320 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Neophocaena phocaenoides</i>
Iucn red list category
Additional detail vulnerable
  • Vulnerable
    A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
IUCN  
Population trend
Additional detail Decreasing IUCN  

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